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Chicago Regional Council

The Chicago Regional Council members—alumni and friends who are well-informed about the University—serve as a core group of University ambassadors in Chicago. They are advocates for the University in the Chicago region and serve as representatives of the area to the University administration and the Board of Trustees.

Please contact Nate LaFrance, njlafran@syr.edu, with any questions.

2019-2020 Members


Marissa Bailey ’06 NEW
Co-Anchor, CBS 2 Chicago 

Margaret Blum ’89 A&S
Interior Design Consultant, MLB Consulting 

Ron Chin ’97 A&S
Chief Operating Officer, Lizard Investors

Nurul Eusufzai ’89 ECS
Electrical/Computer Advisory Board
Senior Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

Duane Hickling ’70 A&S
Management Consultant, Hickling & Associates 

Chris Horvay ’73 A&S, parent of an alum
Partner, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP 

Brian K. Jones ’88 ECS/A&S
Managing Partner, GranTaryn Solutions 

Drew Lines ’99 VPA
Principal, CohnReznick Advisory Group 

Marc Micek ’92 WSM/NEW
Senior Director, SAP

Sandra Micek ’91 NEW
Newhouse Advisory Council
President and CEO, Window to the World Communications, Inc.

Eduardo Miller ’15 A&S/MAX
President, Alumni Club of Chicago
Senior Consultant, FactSet 

Ben Nummy ’91 WSM
Managing Director, Ameritus

Jason Sacks ’03 NEW
Vice President for Business Development and Philanthropy, Positive Coaching Alliance 

Mark Verone ’95 NEW
VP Global Inflight Entertainment Content & Advertising Operations, Gogo LLC 

Kevin Young ’11 A&S
President, Alumni Club of Chicago
Associate Attorney, Hinshaw & Culbertson